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  1. Boats, beer and things that go bump in the night: first-hand history in HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Visitors and locals alike can start by exploring Halifax's harbour, which is one of the largest and deepest in the world, aboard the Tall Ship Silva. The 40-metre schooner was built as a coastal cargo vessel in Sweden in 1939, at the tail end of the Age of Sail.

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  2. Lots of free events to mark Atlantic Book AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Lindsay Ruck reads from Winds of Change: The Life and Legacy of Calvin W. Ruck at the Captain William Spry Public Library on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Halifax. The Atlantic Book Awards Society offers more than 20 free events featuring this year's shortlisted authors and illustrators throughout Atlantic Canada during May. Events culminate with the awards gala at the Alderney Landing Theatre in Dartmouth on May 14 at 7 p.m., when the recipients of eight book awards will be revealed.

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  3. Lots of free events to mark book award celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Idea, nominated for the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Parkland at the Gardens, 5732 College St., Halifax. 7 p.m.: Denise Adams presents Atlantic Coastal Gardening, nominated for the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association's Best ...

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  4. DEMONT: Urban Halifax stream dormant but not goneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Ben Wedge, pictured in Victoria Park, has found a correlation between the presence of flourishing trees and the locations of underground water systems in Halifax. It occurred like so many great insights have at Charlie's Club on a Wednesday night, with the smell of hops and the click-click-click of pool balls in the north-end Halifax air.

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  5. Hackmatack awards encourage kids to read local authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... category - English and French fiction and non-fiction - will be announced at a ceremony at the Central Library in Halifax on May 8. Game Face wasn't selected in the top 10, but winning or losing isn't the point, Gunnery said, Hackmatack is all about ...

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  6. WWE Live Event Results (5/2): Seth Rollins vs. Roman ReignsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily DDT

    The latest WWE live event took place from Halifax, Nova Scotia. This was one of two WWE live events that took place yesterday.

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  7. Stan Carew announces retirement from CBC's Weekend MorningsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... about the situation until now," he said. Carew says he's been working for 49 years, starting part-time at Rubins of Halifax clothing store on Gottingen Street during his final year of high school. He went to Saint Mary's University, but by his own ...

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  8. Three Queens: The Making of Cunard's empireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    ... in those days, the ship was lost and never arrived. Born in Canada Cunard was a highly successful entrepreneur in Halifax shipping and one of a group of 12 individuals who dominated the affairs of Nova Scotia. Early investments in steam included ...

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  9. Three Queens: a history of CunardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    ... just two years after the initial successful crossing of the Atlantic. Samuel Cunard was a Canadian, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on November 21, 1787, and together with his father and brothers he built up a thriving sailing ship company, and ...

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  10. NDP would "build the Canada of our dreams:" MulcairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Phoenix

    ... Only a confident man would wear a loud blue or pink seersucker suit in public, unfazed about what people may think. HALIFAX - An overwhelming majority of complaints filed under Nova Scotia's anti-cyberbullying law have been resolved out of court, ...

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  11. Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz talks 'Somewhere Under...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The London Free Press

    ... A. I'm saying about half the gigs on this tour, I've never been there before. Kelowna, Moosejaw, Saskatoon, Moncton, Halifax - I've never been to any of those places so that's kind of great. I'm more excited about this than a lot of stuff this year. ...

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  12. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame to induct three Canadian Olympic medalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    According to the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in a press release on Friday, Canadian Olympic medalists Gerald Gratton of Montreal, Quebec, John Loaring of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Aileen Meagher of Halifax, Nova Scotia will be honoured by the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary, Alberta on June 17, 2015. Gratton, Loaring and Meagher will be part of a special Canadian Sports Legends class and be officially inducted into the museum.

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  13. Ask Deb NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... estions and pictures to: Ask Deb Nelson c/o Herald Homes, The Chronicle Herald 2717 Joseph Howe Drive, P.O. Box 610, Halifax, N.S. B3J 2T2 or email to dnelson@herald.ca.

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  14. Waterfront adds new ventures for summer seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Sands at Salter, near Bishop's Landing, returns as an activity hub with I Heart Bikes , Segway Nova Scotia , Kayak Halifax , and Feel the Burn Beach Volleyball . Nearby, golf fans can enjoy H2O Golf . I Love Local Halifax's Open City on May 9 is the ...

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  15. A proud granddaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | SooToday

    ... as a granddaughter, my own success stems from him." Experts from the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia visited the Sault during last year's PTU to help compile the information for the videos, after being invited here ...

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  16. Indian classical music performance in HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Chronicle Herald

    The Raag Mala Society of Nova Scotia presents An Evening Of Indian Classical Music on Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts, 6199 Chebucto Rd., Halifax. Bansuri JugalBandhi features Shashank Subramanyam and Rakesh Chaurasia, with Sai Giridhar on mridangam and Vineet Vyas on tabla.

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  17. LETHBRIDGE: Sue first, ask plane crash questions laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Chronicle Herald

    Airport firefighters work at the crash site of an Air Canada plane at Stanfield International Airport in Halifax on March 30. When I first heard about the law firms considering class-action suits in connection with the Air Canada crash on March 29 at Stanfield International Airport, the words "ambulance-chasing" popped to mind. But every time I'd pluck them out, they'd pop up again somewhere else in my brain, a bit like a case of gout weed in the garden.

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  18. Court releases some evidence in Loretta Saunders murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Chronicle Herald

    The Nova Scotia Supreme Court this week released copies of exhibits, including video evidence, that show murder victim Loretta Saunders entering her Cowie Hill Road apartment building in Halifax at about 11 a.m. on Feb. 13, 2014. Saunders was there to collect rent from Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry, the couple subletting a room in her apartment.

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  19. UK sailors charged with sex assault in Canada relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Four British sailors charged with sexual assault in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be transferred to a Canadian military base in Alberta where the British military has a presence. Simon Radford , Joshua Finbow , Craig Stoner and Darren Smalley were charged on April 16 for their role in a "group sexual assault" at a barracks where prosecutors say they were participating in a hockey tournament.

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  20. Ultimate HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Where Toronto

    At the tip of Halifax's historic South End, Point Pleasant Park is a popular year-round destination with native Haligonians and visitors alike. The park's coastal and woodland trails are a hit in any season, but Point Pleasant really comes to life in summer when it hosts theatre al fresco with History buffs will be pleased to find the Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site in the centre of the park.

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